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Why Marijuana Has No Place in the Workplace

June 13, 2019 Uncategorized 0 Comments

Marijuana laws for both recreational and medicinal use are rapidly changing in the United States. There are currently 10 states that have legalized recreational use of marijuana and 22 additional states that allow medicinal use of the drug. It is now easier than ever for employees to obtain and use the substance in various formats, […]

Don’t Be “Basic”

June 12, 2019 Uncategorized 0 Comments

DON’T BE BASIC (ON YOUR BACKGROUND CHECKS) According to urban dictionary, the term “Basic” is used to describe someone devoid of defining characteristics that might make a person interesting, extraordinary, or simply worth devoting time or attention to. If your background check is just “basic” you could be missing key defining information regarding the behavioral […]

What’s in a name?

February 14, 2019 Uncategorized 0 Comments

The Importance of checking aliases You’ve done your due diligence. You’ve completed a background check on all your employees. Your organization is safe, right? Or is it? Did you run an Alias Name Search on your applicants as well?   An alias is any other name someone may be known by. Most of the time […]

True Hire wins Weatherhead 100 Award for third consecutive year

February 7, 2019 Uncategorized 0 Comments

True Hire, providers of background check, exit interview, drug screening and fingerprinting services, placed 56th in the 2018 Weatherhead 100 Awards. This was the company’s first time placing in the main “Weatherhead 100” category, showing its exponential growth over the past five years. The Weatherhead 100 is an award given by the Case Western Reserve […]

Going beyond the background check

October 5, 2018 Uncategorized 0 Comments

Employment verifications, education verifications and reference checks are likely the most time-consuming part of the background check process, but it can often be the most important. While checking for criminal records and testing for drug use are vital, verifying employment and education history to ensure a candidate is not misrepresenting his or her experience and […]

Importance of the Nanny Background Check

September 19, 2018 Uncategorized 0 Comments

Regardless of the type of business, hiring the right person can be a challenge, but recruiting a nanny or babysitter for your family is the most important role you may ever hire for. The risks are higher than any other opening you might fill. This person will be in your home, taking care of your […]

Gig Work & Background Checks

September 13, 2018 Uncategorized 0 Comments

Tackling new hurdles to meet growing needs What is the gig economy? Freelancing, contracting, on-demand, ridesharing, gig work – whatever you want to call it, it’s blowing up! This type of work is getting more popular, which presents a whole new set of questions and concerns regarding background checks. Gigs aren’t just ridesharing, either. Fast […]